We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager within our Ontario Technical Field Services team. Reporting to the Technical Field Services Manager, the Project Manager will be accountable for leading projects, building and maintaining client relationships, and potentially supervising 1-2 junior Field Service Technicians. This position will work closely with the team to support specific projects and people; ultimately providing exceptional client service through the completion of Field Services projects.
Support and grow the client base and manage up to $1M in annual revenue
Build and maintain relationships with existing and new clients, site contractors, and site personnel to develop work, respond to proposal requests, and complete quotations
Seek out opportunities within specific client sites and extract new RFQ’s to bid on
Develop client relationships through client interface on site
Work closely with Technical Field Services Manager to discuss potential opportunities and collaborate on new opportunities
Understand Magna’s breadth of services and be a driver in offering those services to your client site.
Participate in industry events
Project Management & Execution
Ensure proper, complete preparation is done for scheduled work, including tools and equipment required
Lead project teams effectively through collaboration, support, and team focus
Work safely and effectively on low, medium, and high voltage electrical systems in a variety of environments, including commercial, utilities, manufacturing, mining, pipeline and oil and gas
Commissioning, repair, and maintenance of primary and secondary power equipment including circuit breakers, transformers, switchgear, protective relays, etc.
Confidently work with various brands of test and troubleshooting equipment
Ensure safe work process is executed with each job and a culture of safety is fostered
Identify and investigate all safety matters and complete all required documentation including incident reports and near miss reports
Work closely with Technical Field Services Manager to schedule and assign work
Ensure work is properly executed and accounted for
Ensure completion of reports and follow up with clients to ensure satisfaction and completeness of work
Complete project invoicing in conjunction with Accounts Payable
Identify potential engineering work for internal referral
Provide resources to other teams and regions as required by workload scheduling process
Contribute to the development of descriptions of work (process, procedures) and work execution tools
Drive and participate in the improvement of processes
Organize, motivate, and coordinate a team of Technicians who are responsible for project execution
Deploy and utilize team resources effectively to ensure maximum efficiencies, exceptional client service and employee engagement
Provide regular feedback to Technical Field Services Manager on the team’s operational performance
Provide expertise to team members to troubleshoot technical and project matters
Ensure effective communication with all team members regarding project work, business updates, etc.
Be a leader, motivator and role model for Magna’s Mission, Values, and client service culture.
Foster a culture of strong client relationships and support team members in establishing strong relationships and communication with clients
Required Skills and Qualifications
10+ years’ experience as an Electrical Engineer/ Electrical Technologist / Field Technician / Power Systems Electrician required
Trade or technical school certification required
NETA (International Electrical Testing Association) certification preferred
Relevant experience in maintenance, repair, rebuild and troubleshooting of transformers, protective relays and circuit breakers preferred
Proficient knowledge of the principles behind the test equipment used and well-rounded understanding of power systems
Experience in the Installation, commissioning and start-up of power equipment preferred
Experience working with automation & control systems in the power and utilities market is an asset
Possesses hands-on field experience in commissioning, testing, or maintaining power delivery equipment; including breakers, switchgear, relays, and transformers preferred
Ability to travel nationally and internationally - approx. 25% overnight travel
Must have a valid driver's license
Career-minded individual with proven initiative, client focus and attention to detail
Proficient in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office applications
Excellent time management skills (able to work with minimal supervision)
Able to work flexible hours that might include weekends, evenings, and holidays
Work as a team player with excellent oral and written communication skills
We thank all interested applicants however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Magna IV Engineering is a power & automation solutions provider, founded in 1982. We are specialists in Electrical Engineering, Automation Solutions, and Technical Field Services.
Our focus and robust team composition enables us to deliver superior client experiences across a host of industry segments. Some of our clients have been seeking our expertise since our inception.